December 21st, 2012
Episode 258 of 1222 episodes
Bernard Rose, whose new film Boxing Day is a modern rework of Tolstoy’s Master and Man, is in conversation with Philip Dodd. In a year when public inquiries have been especially resonant, we consider what we mean by ‘the public’ and its right to justice. Historian Helen Bynum talks about the history of tuberculosis and how the disease has been romanticised in culture. And Radio 3 New Generation Thinker Nandini Das spots an unexpectedly seasonal image in the British Library’s new exhibition about Mughal India.